Comment & Analysis

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Analysis

Ents Candidates Offer Original Perspectives on the Future of Ents

In interviews with The University Times, candidates highlight issues such as exclusion, alcohol culture, and the infamous Trinity Ball.
By Julianne Flynn
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Op-Ed

Students Need to “Rock the Vote” Again

Senator Gerard Craughwell argues that students have proved that a single vote makes a difference and must maintain this momentum for general election 2016.
By Gerard Craughwell
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Analysis

Communications Candidates Vow to Improve Union Visibility and Transparency

In interviews with The University Times, candidates consider the importance of a solid base for advertising, increasing visibility, and creating feedback channels.
By Jack Hartnett and Nora Donnelly
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Analysis

In Welfare Race, Consensus Among Candidates Over Need for Inclusivity in Union

In interviews with The University Times, candidates discuss the importance of supporting students, and why campaigns on accommodation and sexuality must continue.
By Emer Gerrard and Aoife O’Donoghue
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Editorial

A Large-Scale Funding Campaign Represents a Shift in Trinity’s Approach to Funding

The campaign represents a makeshift answer to a persistent funding shortage with no clear solution in sight.
By The Editorial Board
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Analysis

For a Role that Leads Union’s Internal Workings, Candidates Juxtapose Experience and Fresh Perspectives

In interviews with The University Times, candidates discuss their views on what it takes to become the union’s chief organiser and academic representative.
By Paul Glynn
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Analysis

Presidential Candidates Weigh the Balance Between College Issues and National Ones

In interviews with The University Times, candidates highlight issues such as fees, repeal the eighth and union engagement.
By Eleanor O'Mahony and John Conway
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Contribution

In a Digital World, Plans Don’t Mean Commitment

Elizabeth Quinn contends that technology gives us more flexibility but less responsibility.
By Elizabeth Quinn
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Column

In AARP, USI has a Roadmap for Single-issue Advocacy

Defeating fees and loan schemes means selling a compelling narrative and getting students to vote.
By Daniel O'Brien
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Column

Failing to Offer Promised Modules Jeopardises Student Degrees

James Shaw argues that failures in the provision of funding for higher education means College can’t pay for the degrees students signed up for.
By James Shaw